Buff Bulletin Board

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Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates' public address: Tickets available Jan. 25

A public address by former U.S. Secretary of Defense and Central Intelligence Agency Director Robert Gates will be held Feb. 28 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Macky Auditorium Concert Hall.

Free tickets will be made available to CU Boulder students, faculty and staff on Wednesday, Jan. 25, and to the public on Wednesday, Feb. 1, on Eventbrite.

January 17, 2017 • Macky Auditorium Box Office • tickets.macky@colorado.edu
http://www.robertgates.eventbrite.com

Laverne Cox speech: Tickets available tomorrow, Jan. 18

Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox will speak at CU Boulder’s Macky Auditorium on Wednesday, Jan. 25. The speech is titled "Ain't I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood."

Student and faculty/staff tickets will go on sale tomorrow, Jan. 18, at 10:30 a.m. in the UMC for $2 and $10, respectively. Cash only. Buff OneCard is required at time of purchase.

Community members can purchase tickets online for $20.

January 17, 2017 • Macky Auditorium Box Office • tickets.macky@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/macky/home

Open Mic Night - Feb. 7 8 p.m.

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free monthly Open Mic Night at the Wesley Foundation Student Center/Chapel. Test drive something new. Show off something old. Have fun! Come perform and/or enjoy those who do!

First Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. Uncensored, freedom of speech affirmed, yet also a safe space for all. Serious fun.

Visit the Facebook event page or the Wesley website for more information.

Soul Food Sundays 5 p.m.

A time to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives and in the world while enjoying a free home-cooked meal. Casual, conversational, social justice minded, science embracing, Jesus-loving Christianity. Meets in the lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel.

Wesley Fellowship is a progressive Christian campus ministry that helps university students grow in faith, service, and love. Fully LGBTQI-friendly. "Stretch your mind, feed your soul!" 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

January 17, 2017 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org
http://www.wesleyf.org

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Sing your heart out with CU's Mosaic Gospel Choir on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the Stadium, one block north of Colorado Ave., at the corner of University Heights Ave. Drop-ins welcome. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends. (Don't need to be Christian. Open to all.) Facebook

Blue Book Cafe: FREE Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A new space for students and faculty to relax, study, play piano and hang out, the Blue Book Cafe is located in the blue A-frame building at 1290 Folsom Street (in the lounge at CU's Wesley Student Center).

There will be FREE ice water, coffee, tea and hot cocoa, as well as free wifi and comfy chairs and couches.

January 17, 2017 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org
http://www.wesleyf.org

International internship opportunities with Leeds and Study Abroad

Are you a Leeds School of Business student interested in earning academic credit through a summer international internship? To learn more, attend the international internship interest meeting on Monday, Jan. 23, at 5 p.m. in KOBL S233.

January 16, 2017 • Steven Rose • steven.rose@colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

Apply to study abroad before Jan. 15 for a chance to win $500! 

Any student who opens a fall or summer 2017 CU Boulder study abroad application by Sunday, Jan. 15, will be entered into a drawing to win $500 toward their study abroad program. Two students will win!

You can receive advising from study abroad advisors in-person, via live chat, email at abroad@colorado.edu or phone at 303-492-7741. Visit abroad.colorado.edu for more information on how to get started, or contact us via online chat. The winners will receive funds once they are accepted and committed to their study abroad program.

January 13, 2017 • Allie Nunes • abroad@colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

CU Book Store extended hours

The Book Store has extended hours, or you can shop online at www.cubookstore.com and have your books delivered to the store or your home.

Saturday, Jan. 14, and Sunday, Jan. 15: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 16: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 17, and Wednesday, Jan. 18: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 19: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 20: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 21, and Sunday, Jan. 22: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

We will also be open Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Friday through Monday.

January 13, 2017 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com
http://www.cubookstore.com

Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag: Conflicts of Interest

January’s Brown Bag event is Monday, Jan. 23, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Rec Center Ice Rink Overlook Meeting Room. It will feature a presentation by Pamela Rosse, Research & Innovation Office, on conflicts of interest. Rosse will review specifics of what creates conflicts of interest for community members at all levels, provide context on why it matters and share mitigation techniques. Q&A will follow.

Attendees are welcome to bring lunch. Light refreshments will be provided. Please visit our website for full presentation details.

Fun research projects for kids

The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children age birth to 12 years old who are interested in playing games that will help teach us about self-control, language and cognitive strategies. A visit, scheduled at your convenience, lasts about 60 minutes. Babysitting is available for siblings. Parents are compensated for travel, and kids receive a fun prize.

For more information or to sign up, see our information below or call us at 303-492-6389.

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Jan. 17

Put on your poker face, see if Lady Luck is with you and win prizes! Sign up 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome – all skill levels. Learn more

Spring 2017 Dates
January 17, 31
February 14, 28
March 14
April 4, 18
Grand Championship (winners play-off): May 2

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Spring 2017 tuition and fee bills available now

Bills are available now in MyCUInfo within the Billing Information tab.

Payment is due Feb. 3 (or Feb. 5 if you are paying online).

Payment plans are available until Feb. 4. Signing up for a payment plan will allow you to pay tuition and fees over three months.

January 11, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

AIA Lecture Series: The peopling of the Americas in global perspective

Join archaeologist John F. Hoffecker at the CU Museum of Natural History on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. as part of the AIA Lecture Series. Hoffecker will discuss the global dispersal of anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens) southward from Berengia into the Americas and explain how researchers use skeletal, genetic and archaeological data to reconstruct patterns and likely migration routes.

January 11, 2017 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/cumuseum/

Internships at The Nature Conservancy, History Colorado Center and more

Center of the American West is now accepting applications for our spring 2017 internships at History Colorado Center, The Nature Conservancy, National Indian Law Library at Native American Rights Fund and National History Day in Colorado at local public schools.

These 3-credit-hour internships require a total of 120 on-the-job hours, plus some academic activities. They will remain open until filled.

Visit the Center of the American West website for details.

Feeling down? Struggling with anxiety? Worried about health or relationship problems?

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology Building on the CU Boulder campus. Special low rates are available for all CU students, faculty and staff.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship and academic/occupational issues and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

For more information, call our intake line at 303-492-5177 or email raimy@colorado.edu.

Spring 2017 financial aid refunds

If you're expecting a refund from financial aid this spring, set up direct deposit today in MyCUInfo (on the Billing Information tab) to get your refund fast. Refunds are expected to be deposited on or around this Friday, Jan. 13, providing all financial aid to-do items have been completed correctly.

Find more information on direct deposit here..

January 10, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Apply to study abroad before Jan. 15 for a chance to win $500! 

Any student who opens a fall or summer 2017 CU Boulder study abroad application by Sunday, Jan. 15, will be entered into a drawing to win $500 toward their study abroad program. Two students will win!

You can receive advising from study abroad advisors in-person, via live chat, email at abroad@colorado.edu or phone at 303-492-7741. Visit abroad.colorado.edu for more information on how to get started, or contact us via online chat. The winners will receive funds once they are accepted and committed to their study abroad program.

January 9, 2017 • Allie Nunes • abroad@colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

Boulder County Latino History Project (BCLHP) Teacher Workshop

At the Boulder County Latino History Project’s four-day Teacher Workshop, participants will work with historians and curriculum specialists to develop lessons and materials that can be incorporated into existing classroom activities and coursework. Some of the topics discussed include: language, race, ethnicity and privilege. Sign up today by emailing kent.willmann@colorado.edu.

WHO: Elementary, middle and high school teachers
WHERE: Silver Creek High School, Longmont, CO
FEE: $400

Bursar's Office opening late Tuesday, Jan. 10

On the second Tuesday of every month, the Bursar's Office will open 15 minutes later (9:15 a.m.) for a staff meeting.

January 9, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Apply to study abroad before Jan. 15 for a chance to win $500! 

Any student who opens a fall or summer 2017 CU Boulder study abroad application by Sunday, Jan. 15, will be entered into a drawing to win $500 toward their study abroad program. Two students will win!

You can receive advising from study abroad advisors in-person, via live chat, email at abroad@colorado.edu or phone at 303-492-7741. Visit abroad.colorado.edu for more information on how to get started, or contact us via online chat. The winners will receive funds once they are accepted and committed to their study abroad program.

January 6, 2017 • Allie Nunes • abroad@colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

Korean language course (non-credit)

ALTEC returns this spring with Korean! Whether you're new to Korean or just want to brush up on your skills, ALTEC's non-credit language program is the fast, fun way to learn any language.

Korean Beginning 1 & 2
Jan. 17 through March 23 | Five-week courses | Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Get your seat today and discover where language will take you! Cost is $150.

Check out these and other course listings on our website!

January 6, 2017 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

Portuguese language class (non-credit)

Ever wanted to learn Portuguese? Join us at ALTEC this spring and discover a whole new world through language!

Courses are open to everyone—great for those who plan on traveling abroad, want to boost their language placement scores or just have a love for language. Register today and see where language will take you.

Sessions are eight weeks long and start Jan. 20. Cost is $150.

Visit our website to check out all of ALTEC's non-credit language classes this spring

January 6, 2017 • Anderson Language Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

French language courses (non-credit)

Want to learn French? Join us at ALTEC and begin your journey!

Courses are open to everyone—great for those who plan on traveling abroad, want to boost their language placement scores or just have a love for language. Register today and see where language will take you.

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Courses
Start Jan. 17 | Eight weeks | $150

Visit our website to check out all of ALTEC's upcoming non-credit language classes.

January 6, 2017 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

Volunteers needed for cardiovascular research

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy women and men, non-smokers, ages 18 to 79, who either perform regular aerobic exercise or those who do not exercise. Volunteers should not be taking hormone replacement therapy (if over 40 years old). Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, body composition, blood chemistry and compensation.

For more information, please email cvstudy.cuboulder@gmail.com.

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